Tokyo Olympics 2020: Four years from quarter-final run in Rio, Kidambi Srikanth's chances of qualification are fading quickly
There are simply not enough tournaments left for Srikanth to collect the 8,000+ points required to overtake Gemke and finish in the top-16, even if he puts in a late gallop and finishes among the medals at these competitions
China Open 2019: Kento Momota beats Ramus Gemke in semi-final to inch closer to 10th title this year
Kento Momota brushed aside Denmark's unseeded Ramus Gemke 21-19, 21-8 and faces Taiwan's world number two Chou Tien-chen in Sunday's championship decider.
China Open: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty enter doubles quarter-finals; P Kashyap, B Sai Praneeth crash out
India's men's doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty on Thursday stunned sixth seed Hiroyuki Endo and Yuta Watanabe of Japan to enter the quarterfinals of the China Open.
Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth on Wednesday suffered first round losses in the Denmark Open women's and men's singles competitions on Wednesday.
BWF Korea Open 2019: Spate of ‘strategic retirements’ underline cruel demands of World Tour on shuttlers’ bodies
A spate of retirements by some of the world’s best shuttlers on Wednesday marred a crowded day’s programme and underlined the cruel demands that the BWF World Tour makes on the players.
BWF Korea Open 2019: Parupalli Kashyap progresses to pre-quarters as PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal and B Sai Praneeth crash out
World champion PV Sindhu crashed out of the Korea Open in the first round a week after being ousted from the China Open in the second round.
Korea Open 2019: PV Sindhu resumes quest for season's first BWF World Tour title; Saina Nehwal seeks turnaround
A win in the first round at Korea Open may hand Sindhu a chance to avenge her loss in China as she is likely to face Chochuwong again.
BWF China Open 2019: Sai Praneeth bows out after losing quarter-final clash against Anthony Sinisuka Ginting
Almost a month after dispatching the Indonesian en route his historic world championships bronze at Basel, world No 15 Praneeth went down to the same opponent 21-16 6-21 16-21 in 55 minutes to end his campaign here.
Indonesia Open 2019: Tactically superior Akane Yamaguchi squashes PV Sindhu’s challenge in women's singles final
A mature and highly cerebral Akane Yamaguchi played a brilliant tactical game on Sunday to finally halt the all-conquering march of India’s PV Sindhu, and dealt the Indian a humbling 21-15, 21-16 defeat in the women’s singles final of the Indonesia Open
Indonesia Masters 2019 takeaways: No coach, no problem for Anders Antonsen; Jakarta proves lucky for Saina Nehwal again
Coachless Anders Antonsen defied all odds to lift his first major title, Jakarta proved lucky for Saina Nehwal – here are some of the takeaways from the Indonesia Masters 2019.
Indonesia Masters 2019: Saina Nehwal triumphs in 'lucky' Jakarta; Anders Antonsen stuns Kento Momota to win men's title
Saina Nehwal had to accept the fact that the Indonesia Masters badminton women’s singles title would go to her by default after her Spanish rival, Carolina Marin, was forced to concede the final midway through the first game at Jakarta’s Istora Senayan
Indonesia Masters 2019: Denmark's Anders Antonsen upsets World No 1 Kento Momota to clinch first major title of career
Danish player Anders Antonsen won his first ever Indonesia Masters after defeating world number one Kento Momota of Japan on Saturday to claim the 2019 title.
Indonesia Masters 2019: Saina Nehwal fights back to down He Bingjiao, set up tough final against Carolina Marin
Indian shuttle queen Saina Nehwal qualified to cross swords again with reigning world and Olympic champion Carolina Marin of Spain after the two players beat higher ranked Chinese opponents at the Istora Senayan on Saturday
Indonesia Masters 2019: Saina Nehwal remains lone Indian challenger after Kidambi Srikanth, PV Sindhu falter
Saina Nehwal was in good nick at the Istora Senayan, and managed to take her career head-to-head record against Chochuwong to 4-0 with a comfortable 21-7, 21-18 victory in 33 minutes
PBL 2018-19: Hendra Setiawan, Mohammad Ahsan bag crucial victory as Bengaluru Raptors win Premier Badminton League
Hendra Setiawan and Mohammad Ahsan showed that age is just a number. With the entire stadium cheering vociferously for the Raptors pair, the former world champions never put their foot wrong and finished off a 15-13, 15-10 win
PBL 2018-19: Grown-up Anders Antonsen takes lonely route to establish himself on tour after enduring off-court stress
From playing for his dad’s club to breaking into the top rung of the men’s singles circuit, Anders Antonsen has come a long way to live an independent life.
PBL 2018-19: Anders Antonsen, Sameer Verma put in scintillating performances to help Mumbai Rockets reach final
For the second day in a row, it was a duo of young singles players who played the star role in helping Mumbai Rockets get past defending champions Hyderabad Hunters in the second semi-final of the Premier Badminton League’s fourth edition
PBL 2018-19: Mumbai Rockets stun defending champions Hyderabad Hunters to book finale with Bengaluru Raptors
Mumbai will hope to be third time lucky in the final on Sunday after losses to the Delhi Acers and the Chennai Smashers in the first two seasons.
PBL 2018-19: Skipper Kidambi Srikanth keeps Bengaluru Raptors in hunt for semi-final berth after win against Mumbai Rockets
Bengaluru Raptors' skipper Kidambi Srikanth led from the front against Mumbai Rockets to keep his team in the hunt for a semi-final berth at the Premier Badminton League
PBL 2018-19: Tommy Sugiarto tackles burden of expectations from Indonesia with help of world champion father Icuk
“My dad (Icuk) is a legend in the sport and also is a respected man in Indonesia. So, there is the pressure to perform, but my career is down to all the positive thinking I've learned from my father,” says Tommy Sugiarto